intershoot

verb
in·​ter·​shoot | \"+\

Definition of intershoot 

intransitive verb

: to shoot or flash at intervals hues … intershooting and to sight lost and recovered— William Wordsworth

transitive verb

: to intermingle with : color in streaks flames intershooting the dense smoke

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